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I think the conversation needs to backup a bit to consider the bigger picture of infertility and freedom in this country. First, we have a working definition of infertility as inability to concieve after one year of unprotected intercourse. I have done a loose poll of the older women in my life and found that more than half of those women who bore children, did so after 2 to 6 years of childlessness. And they did not run to their doctor and get shot up with hormones, nor consider it abnormal to have to wait for things to happen.. My husband's grandmother had three children after 6 years of trying. Our notion of freedom leads us to believe that we should have absolute control over aspects of our lives and many women feel duped when their plan for children doesn;t quite jibe with nature.
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